February 2015

European secondary aluminium price rises on falling availability, rising demand

Metal Bulletin’s European pressure-diecasting aluminium ingot price rose sharply on Friday February 27, as market participants reported growing demand.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday February 27:

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday February 25:

Market watches court case over China Metal Recycling liquidation

Hong Kong’s securities regulator goes to Hong Kong’s high court this week to liquidate China Metal Recycling (CMR) – which once claimed to be China’s biggest scrap company – and market participants will be watching the outcome keenly.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday February 20:

Weak euro could hit UK secondary Al producers in Q2

UK secondary aluminium producers may find themselves having to accept cheaper prices when they negotiate their second-quarter supply deals after the euro continued to weaken against the sterling since the start of the year.

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday February 18:

EU secondary Al prices rise on short supply

EU secondary aluminium ingot prices rose on supply tightness on Friday February 13, with some consumers trying to book material further ahead than usual to beat the scarcity.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday February 13th:

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday February 11: